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-Cultural diversity
-Beaches and water recreation


-Hurricane risk
-Cost of living
-Crime rates

What Bert Has To Say About Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Metro Area

Miami has always been the commercial and cultural center for Florida and the nearby Caribbean, but in the past 30 years it has emerged as a world-class international hub and a gateway for all of Latin America. In many ways it serves as the central logistical and cultural hub of the entire Western Hemisphere. The inevitable result is a diverse and invigorating Latin culture superimposed upon what was already a major commercial, resort, and retirement area dating back to the 1920’s. Many think of it as a tourist center, but import/export and international financial trade with Latin countries make up a far larger part of the economy. These activities bring a large banking industry as well as cargo transport and warehousing; the manufacturing and corporate headquarters rosters are also growing. The city is busy- in many ways stressful- and the mix of cultures, heat, and poverty has occasionally boiled over into ethnic and civil strife. But the city is fun and undeniably alive.

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Quick Facts About Lake Worth

    The unemployment rate in Lake Worth is 4.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lake Worth jobs have Increased by 1.94 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lake Worth's cost of living is 5.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Lake Worth's population is 37,498 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.28 percent.
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Lake Worth is $131,100. Home appreciation the last year has been -24.00 percent.
    Lake Worth public schools spend $10,239 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Lake Worth.

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I have lived here my whole life. I was born in Broward and I'm probably one of the *3* people left down here who is a Florida Native. The congestion, crime and cost of... (read more)
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hurricanes, crime, low salaries and bad schools! Thank goodness for the beach and the... (read more)
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